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defense attorney

n. 1) the attorney representing the defendant in a lawsuit or criminal prosecution. 2) a lawyer who regularly represents defendants who have insurance and who is chosen by the insurance company. 3) a lawyer who regularly represents criminal defendants. Attorneys who regularly represent clients in actions for damages are often called "plaintiff's attorneys." (See: defendant, plaintiff's attorney)

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However, the study further noted that the involvement of defense attorneys in claims was relatively stable, and growth in payments per claim to defense attorneys slowed over the study period to 5 percent in 2001 and 2002.
Defense attorney Andrew Flier, who is representing Gevorgyan, said he is confident his client will be released from jail within a few months and that he is skeptical that prosecutors will go through with another trial.

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